Sesame Seeds

These tiny seeds have quickly earned a reputation for being a nutritional powerhouse. The sesame plant is one of the oldest cultivated plants in the world and as well as being a popular seed it is also a desirable oil seed used in kitchens across the world.

Although small, sesame seeds are a good source of vitamin E, calcium and the plant hormones sesmin and sesamolin which have been shown to lower blood pressure.

Nutritional Benefits

Calcium

Calcium is needed for the maintenance of normal bones and teeth.

Iron

Iron plays a role in energy release in the body and helps reduce tiredness and fatigue.

Magnesium

Supports normal healthy bones, muscle function and nerve function and is important for normal energy release within the body.

Manganese

Contributes to normal energy metabolism, maintenance of normal bones and protection of cells from oxidative stress